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City sew up title hat-trick
 Women's Football News 22 Nov 2009
 
City sew up title hat-trick - 22 Nov 2009 - Women's Football NewsGlasgow City lifted the Scottish Women's Premier League title for a third season in a row with a 4-1 win over Hibernian in Edinburgh.
 
The Glasgow side will now be Scotland's representatives in next summer's UEFA Women's Champions League, the ultimate prize for winning the League. Following on from last year's treble winning season, the Glasgow side have once more won everything in their path to dominate the Scottish women's game.
 
In gale force winds, the match was played under difficult circumstances and, after going behind early on, City levelled the scores through striker Katharina Lindner. After a set piece, Rachel Corsie played in Lindner and the German-born striker curled her effort into the top corner to eventually beat Shannon Lynn in the Hibs net, who had been in fine form.
 
In the second half, with the wind behind them now, City continued to press with Hibernian struggling at times to relieve the pressure on their goal. City did however make the breakthrough scoring directly from a corner kick from Emma Fernon twenty minutes after the restart.
 
Corsie then put the game beyond doubt, finishing in the six yard box after another City set piece. Striker Suzanne Malone scored number four after some great play involving Lindner and Leanne Ross, which saw Lindner set up Malone to finish inside the penalty area.
 
All in all, Hibernian defended resolutely for ninety minutes, but in the end could not prevent City finishing with a comfortable victory and the League Championship in their hands.
City Manager Peter Caulfield was understandably delighted and said after the game: "In terms of today's game, I thought we thoroughly deserved our victory. We performed better in the second half than the first and I was delighted with the number of chances we created, we just could have done better with them at times. To win the league having won every single match so far this season is phenomenal.
 
"The girls have really excelled themselves yet again and they should enjoy this moment. We still have Boroughmuir to play, so the season is not over and we will make sure we are prepared as we want to finish with the perfect season and another win. However, the title is secured and it is a tremendous achievement and I feel we are only getting stronger.
 
"We have a number of excellent young players coming through and injury hampered them having an impact this season, but they will be with us for the start of the new campaign in March and it is very exciting times to be part of this club."
 
Celtic defeated Forfar Farmington 3-0 but will have to settle for the runners-up spot - their highest ever finish. Spartans meanwhile secured third place, thanks to a 6-2 victory over FC Kilmarnock. Hayley Lauder scored twice for Spartans, along with Stacey McLean, Diana Barry, Sarah Ewens and Claire Crosbie.
 
At the other end of the table, Boroughmuir Thistle and Aberdeen shared six goals in their battle to keep away from the bottom two places.

 
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